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Why does the FormController instantiate models with the ignore_request flag set to true?

The Joomla\CMS\MVC\Controller\FormController::getModel method has a default argument for the config argument that sets the ignore_request parameter to true. This in turn means that models will not ...
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Custom Registration Form getInstance() Could Not Load File

Joomla 3.9.14 I have an external script that allows users to register on my Joomla site. The code is below; php <?php include('conn.php'); require_once JPATH_BASE .'/components/com_users/...
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Optional fields in renderFieldset

I'm updating a component of mine to use the renderFieldset method and remove some unnecessary code in the form template files. However, some of my fields show / hide based on other preferences in the ...
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enable Selected option for a custom field extending JFormFieldList

I am creating a custom field extending JFormFieldList as below Form field is defined as below <field name="reltype_rev_id" multiple="true" type="customfield" ...
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Joomla 4 addfieldpath

Has the addfieldpath parameter in custom extension forms changed in Joomla 4? The Joomla admin is no longer finding my component's customized field types. I'm using addfieldpath="/administrator/...
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How do I pass the generated form together with the custom fields to model class?

I have this code here, which I modified in the getForm function from my Model Class: $elementHeader=' <fieldset name="reportFilters">'; $elementName = $elementHeader; $form ...
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Removing single JForm option via setFieldAttribute

I'm working on a small component and depending on $someoption I need to remove a certain option from the JForm. So for example if $someoption == 1 then I need to remove this option <option value="1"...
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Custom 'dynamic' form field creation

I tried to look around, but didn't exactly found what I was looking for. Joomla have documentation about how to create custom form fields. That was useful, but what I need is (I guess simple..?). I ...
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JS : How to trigger a Blur event with my code

I need help in triggering a Blur event attached to a calendar field. The event I am trying to trigger is added in /media/system/calendar.js around line 1003 JoomlaCalendar.prototype._bindEvents = ...
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Form validation in Joomla with form rules doesn't work

It will try to include new rules to validate the fields of a form and it does not work. I can not even get messages on the screen. Am I missing something in the code? Here is my code: <form ...
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Creating a multidimensional JForm field dynamicaly

Item Model protected function preprocessForm(JForm $form, $data, $group = 'examplegroup') { foreach ($data as $i => $item) { $field = new \SimpleXMLElement('<field />'); $...
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Remove form fieldset

I am trying to remove a fieldset from a form. I have not found a function that does this, so I do it through an array to remove them individually. $infofield = $form->getFieldset('company'); ...
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Front-end custom Joomla module to upload an image and save it in the Joomla images folder

I work on a custom Joomla module that would let users to upload profile images. I created a JForm and wanted to use the form field type "file" as below: <field name="Photo" type="file" label="...
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How can I get form post data when Save, Save and Close or Save and New button is used?

I need to get the values of fields when the form is saved by any of the save buttons. So far I only get an empty array. Working with a custom field for Mosets Tree component. I used what I expected ...
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TypeError: Form is Null on Button in Admin toolbar

I am receiving TypeError: form is null in the browser console when I select a custom button added to a form using JToolbarHelper. I can insert the button to any other component as is and it will ...
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JForm bind recursion error?

I'm updating a Joomla 3.x component for Joomla 4, and my admin forms are showing a recursive error: // etc until it hits a limit of 256 236 Joomla\CMS\Form\Form->bindLevel() JROOT/libraries/...
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Server name removed from text when submitting JForm TinyMCE editor field

I'm working a custom Joomla module that has a JForm with an editor field. My users use this form to edit and send some email messages to our customers. The field is prefilled by the system with some ...
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Jform radio button not displayed or not horizontally aligned with its label

I'm working on a custom Joomla module displaying a JForm with some radio buttons. I'm using the sample code described for Joomla 3+ styling with arbitrary values described here <field name="...
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How to save data from 2 fields as a JSON string to 1 database table field?

I need help to store data in json format in my DB like {name:'1', name2:'2'}. So far I have this: model/form/category.xml: <fieldset> <field name="name" type="text" ...
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How to retrieve unique values before a parenthesis in JFormFieldList Filter query?

I have a JHtml custom filter populated by a JFormField extended class. It is added in the view with the following code: JHtmlSidebar::addFilter( '- Select Height -', 'filter_height', ...
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How to identify which JForm list field triggered the submission of my form?

I´m working on a JForm with some list fields. As the fields have a cascading relationship (and I did not want to work with AJAX at this time) I submit the form, whenever the selection of one of the ...
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JFormFieldList in Frontend -> Notice: Array to string conversion

I'm facing a strange problem. I'm trying to define a custom field for the frontend-view of my component like this: defined('JPATH_BASE') or die; jimport('joomla.form.formfield'); jimport('joomla....
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Client side validation - custom event handler not called when user enters the field and leaves it being empty

I'm working on a JForm with some fields with custom event handlers to do client side form validation as it is described in this document The document says that "Joomla adds a blur handler to validate ...
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How to select predefined options in an custom form list-field?

I'm trying to pre-select several options in a custom form field. I created a new JFormField which extends JFormFieldList and gets its values from my database. This is my current code: protected ...
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How to submit JForm form based on custom dropdown list value change

I'm working on a custom Joomla module. I have a JForm that contains multiple custom dropdown lists based on JFormFieldList. The form should be submitted when a value is selected from one of the custom ...
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How to use a custom layout with JForm subform fields?

I want to reuse some forms in my component. The subform field does the job. However, I need to remove some fields and/or field groups when displaying the subform. I tried to use the JForm methods ...
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Why does Joomla remove html tags from submitted text even when filter types are set to raw?

I'm trying to retrieve and save a html formatted text submitted thru a Joomla editor field. I went thru some of the available docs (https://docs.joomla.org/Retrieving_request_data_using_JInput#...
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Array of form fields

I am trying to load a array of form fields as below. grade.xml <field name="gralev_code[]" type="text" class="width20" label="JSCH_GRALEV_CODE" /> default.php $this->form->...
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Joomla editor field type text not posted when submitted

I'm working on a custom joomla module. It has a form with an "editor" type field. The fields are defined in the related xml file: <form> <fields name="main"> <fieldset name=...
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Manually render filter form fields in layout

I am using the searchtools filters in the front end of a custom component. So I am displaying the fields in my template : <?php echo JLayoutHelper::render('joomla.searchtools.default', array('...
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Custom dynamic fields - SimpleXMLElement in model and data info fields

Good morning, I have a question. I create my own fields in my own component. I'm using the "SimpleXMLElement" class. The form generates via getForm work perfectly: $newfieldset = new ...
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Joomla 3.4 custom fields names strange behavior in JForm

I'm working for FE component with form to make ability to user set some values to filter data from DB (ex: select, text). After user make submit these fields need to show values user have selected ...
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Variables in XML form definition

I'm creating a form using the Joomla XML form definition, and I want to create a range of integer values a user can select from. The number/integer field is fine for this use-- but I need to allow the ...
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Radio form field - can value be a string?

I'm using the Joomla radio button form field type and am having trouble with option values that are strings. I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong or if there is a bug there. So in my component ...
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What are possible filters in Joomla form fields?

I see intermittent use of filter="safehtml" and filter="string" throught Joomla forms. Is there a complete list, and can custom filters be created?
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Render field type in custom form

I'm trying to render the media manager field type in a custom form. The form is not loaded from the xml. this code is causing an error: $obj = new JFormFieldMedia(); $obj -> __set('name','...
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Can I change how jForm generates HTML for the Form fields?

Is there a way to manipulate the resulting HTML that jForm generates? $this->form->renderField('myfield'); Apparent Joomla Default Form HTML <div class="control-group"> <div ...
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Custom fields “on demand”

I've got an article that's a simple event. I don't need any event management extension because I used joomla custom fields to associate to each event some info like speakers, date, .... One info ...
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Jform checkbox not updating in a Module

Sorry I am new to Joomla. I am trying to resolve an issue with the checkbox not updating on the module. I don't see any updating code specified in PHP, but somehow Joomla is updating it. Can someone ...
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Passing Arguments for custom field

I need a custom field which has to select the database with some conditions. When customer A logged in this field has to select records belong to customer A only. The custom field is as below ...
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How to get xml form values in Joomla 2.x?

I'm working on custom Joomla MVC component for Joomla 2.x. I have a .xml file for custom menu item type. I need to get the value_field from it to tell the view what to show from database. I tried and ...
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Filtering list of Users in User form field type

I've been unable to determine if/how the list of users can be filtered. The example below from User form field type, shows the filter in use, but I've been unable to come up with how to specify the ...
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Filter does not work after clicking grid.published-button

I created a filter for the backend of my component like this: <field name = "category_id" type = "category" label = "JOPTION_FILTER_CATEGORY" ...
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JForm::setFieldAttribute frontend vs backend usage

I'm missing something. I've written a plugin to manipulate specific custom user fields (the new custom fields extension). I create the fields, and make them required, but in /adminstrator I remove ...
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Form-Validation in Frontend

I'm trying to get my component ready for frontend-action. There are some forms that are filled by the user - but of course I have some fields that need specific values (int, float, ...) and some ...
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How to get module parameters inside helper function and how to get params inside a custom form field type?

Part 1: How to get module parameters inside helper function? I am trying to get the same module parameters inside the helper file. class ModTestHelper { public function getFoo () { ...
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Adding fields to user group admin form

I am trying to write a Joomla plugin to add fields to the user group admin form. I have previously written plugins that have added a new tab to the user form. This is possible by having a plugin with ...
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Is it possible to render the same fieldset multiple times?

I'd like to render the same fieldset multiple times for batch create and batch update. Is it possible to do this with JForms? Currently I have a form like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-...
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Server side form validation always returns true

I am trying to validate the input of my form on server side, but I always get true from the validator. What am I doing wrong? .../templates/customer_registration.xml <?xml version="1.0" encoding="...
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Is there an input field to select year only?

Afaik. there is a calendar field by Joomla, which allows you to select a date or probably date range. Is there a way to select a year instead of a date?